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Go-Jek Acquires Three Local Fintech Companies

Popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek has agreed to acquire three local financial technology companies to strengthen its grip on the digital-payment market. Go-Jek already...

Common Myths About Doing Business in Indonesia

Indonesia is a land of great potential. Rich in culture and resources, the world’s largest archipelago offers a wide array of opportunities for lifestyle business as...

Tarek Razik Ed.D, The New Head of School at JIS, and the Business of International Education

In this exclusive interview, Jakarta Intercultural School’s new Head of School shares his thoughts on the business of education as well as his vision for this...

Bank Danamon Shares Rise as Japanese Bank Eyes 40% Stake

Bank Danamon Indonesia’s shares in the stock exchange have jumped to the highest level in over four years on Thursday after it was reported that Japan’s Bank of...

Indonesia Economy Could Exceed Expectation Next Year, Minister Says

Indonesia may witness faster economic growth next year than it initially forecasts, according to Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati. The country’s economy is...

Rob Davies: The Entrepreneur Behind Appsolute Digital

Rob Davies, the CEO of Appsolute Digital and Arm Enterprises, shares his views on Indonesia’s technology market and his formula for success. Arm Enterprises and...

Confronting New Innovations

McKinsey Digital released a finding in 2016 based on the labour force of 46 countries that a third of tasks involved in 60 percent of jobs could be automated with...

Indonesian Start-up Modalku Wins UN Award

Indonesian fintech start-up Modalku has won the Global SME Excellence Award from ITU Telecom, a UN specialized agency for information and communication technologies....

Finding Your Dream Home in Jakarta With the Help of an Expat Specialist

Home sweet home is hard to find in Jakarta. House hunting expats know all about the complicated processes, beginning with finding a preferred area to sticking to a...

A Check-Up on Indonesia’s Healthcare Sector

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has led a push for more foreign investment and a loosening of bureaucratic reins in a number of key sectors in the growing Indonesian...

The Road to the Asian Games 2018

The middle of August has been a busy time for the Indonesian government. The 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Indonesia’s 72nd...

Tokopedia Announces $1.1b Investment from Alibaba

One of Indonesia’s largest e-commerce platforms has secured a major investment from Alibaba, making the Chinese e-commerce empire a minor shareholder in Tokopedia....

A Tough Year for Freeport Indonesia

For the Indonesian arm of US mining giant Freeport McMoRan, 2017 has hardly been a stellar year. With seemingly endless legal tangles amid contract negotiations and...

How Market Entry Service Firms Are Really Helping Foreign Investors

Estonian expat, Lauri Lahi, shares insights into the work of market entry service firm Emerhub in helping foreign investors and companies secure their place in...

Education Guide 2017

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